medical device cleaning
Industry Analysis Medical & Healthcare

2021 Global medical device cleaning market Forecast

The global medical device cleaning market size is projected to reach USD 41.0 million by 2026, with ~72% CAGR during the forecast period.

Medical devices after their certain use need to be sterile. This is done for the motive of providing safety to patients and further avoids infections at the site of wound and incisions. Moreover, the cleaning of the surgical instruments is a more crucial and critical task than cleaning other non-medical devices. The surgical instruments are stained with blood, organic materials pus, tissue, and others things that may cause infections to others during its reuse. Therefore, to clean and make the medical devices disinfectant, medical device cleaning products are used.

The infections acquired through the hospitals are believed to be one of the major concerns that is affecting many patient’s recovery. This also has a major impact on mortality rates worldwide. According to the WHO, the prevention of HAIs, the rising in the duration of hospitalization of persons suffering from HAIs was around approximately 8 days. Therefore, prolonged stays are a significant contributor to the overall costs incurred during hospitalization. Hence, the growing clinical urgency to adopt various measures for the prevention of such infections is necessary. Prolonged hospital stays of the patients are also not economical for patients, hospitals and healthcare payers due to high usage of resources for the treatment of the acquired infections.

Industry News

    • In April 2020, the U.S. FDA has approved the use of maX2, &maX low-temperature, Steris V-PRO 1 Plus, sterilization systems for decontamination of approximately 750,000 N95 respirators and similar masks each day in hospitals used for the treatment of Covid-19 patients amid the pandemic. This is expected to grow the goodwill of the company in the global market.

In 2020, the automatic cleaning segment is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period

By Process:

On the basis of process, the market is segmented into disinfection, automatic cleaning, manual cleaning, and presoak/precleaning. Among these, the automatic cleaning segment is expected to grow with the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The automatic washer maximizes the productivity and the minimum time requirement provided by the automotive washers are the key factors responsible for the growth of this segment in 2020.

By Application:

Based on application, the market is segmented into surgical instruments, endoscopes, ultrasound probes, dental instruments, and other instruments. Among these, the surgical instruments are expected to account for the largest share in the medical device cleaning market in the year 2020. The growing prevalence and increasing burden of HAIs and chronic diseases, rising geriatric population, and growth in the number of surgeries are the primary factors driving the use of surgical instruments, which is expected to boost the demand for effective cleaning and disinfection solutions during the forecast period.

By End Users:

Based on end users, the market is segmented into diagnostic centers, hospitals and clinics, dental clinics and hospitals, and other end users. The rising number of clinics and hospitals in various developed countries such as US and Germany is responsible for the larger market share of this segment. Hospitals and clinics are expected to show a growth at the highest CAGR during the forecast period in the medical devices cleaning market.

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The major players operating in the global Medical Device Cleaning market are 3M Company (US), Advanced Sterilization Products (US), Pharmax Ltd. (Canada), Stryker Corporation (US), Medline Industries Inc. (US), STERIS plc (US), Getinge Group (Sweden), Cantel Medical Corporation (US), Ecolab Inc. (US),  Ruhof Corporation (US), Metrex Research, LLC (US), Hartmann Group (Germany), Oro Clean Chemie AG (Switzerland), Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (US), Sklar Surgical Instruments (US), Biotrol International (US), G9 Chemicals (UK), Medalkan (Greece), Case Medical Inc. (US), and Certol International LLC (US).

This research report provides insights into various levels of analysis, such as industry analysis and market share analysis for the leading industry competitors, along with their profiles. It also helps in studying the target segments by providing views on the emerging and high-growth segments. The market data comprises the basic assessment of the competitive scenarios and strategies in the global medical device cleaning market, including high-growth regions and/or countries, and political and economic environments. The project report further provides both – historical market values and pricing and cost analysis.

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